Trinidad State Beach

UPDATE (March 31, 2020): This park is temporarily closed to vehicular access. The park remains open for locals who wish to walk, hike and bike (in parks with bike trails) in the park, provided they practice social/physical distancing of 6 feet or more. This is not the time for a road trip to a destination park or beach.

In an effort to prevent visitation surges and help stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), State Parks has implemented the following safety measures to date:
  • Closed some parks, meaning all trails and restrooms within these parks are closed.
  • Closed vehicular access at remaining parks, including for off-highway vehicle riding.
  • Closed all campgrounds, museums and visitor centers.
  • Cancelled all events.

A list of closures is available online at parks.ca.gov/FlattenTheCurve. The list is dynamic and updated on a regular basis.

Phone Number

(707) 677-3570

Park Hours

Day Use Only Sunrise to Sunset.

Driving Directions to Trinidad SB

The park is located 19 miles north of Eureka, CA just off Highway 101. From north- or southbound 101, take the Trinidad exit (Exit 728). Turn west on Main St and proceed to Stagecoach Rd. Turn right; the park entrance is about 200 feet north on the left. There is another entrance about 1/2 mile north on Stagecoach Rd, also on the left.

Online reservations are not available for this park.

No online brochures available for this park.

TRAIL USE
Hiking Trails
DAY-USE ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES
Picnic Areas
Fishing
Scuba Diving/Snorkeling
Beach Area
Vista Point
Windsurfing/Surfing
Geocaching
OTHER FACILITIES & VISITOR INFORMATION
Parking
Restrooms
Drinking Water Available

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Virtual Programs

During this period of social distancing due to COVID19 outbreak, join California State Parks on a daily digital exploration of our northernmost state parks! Each day we will virtually gather to explore what lies behind the redwood curtain. Your friendly guide will offer an online experience from the northern corners of California, through nature walks, historic and natural resources exploration, Q&A, and more! Tune in to experience tall trees and rugged seas- all from the comfort of your home.  Programs offered every day of the week at 3pm. If you miss a program dont worry, each session will be archived and captioned for later access. To access, follow “California State Parks North Coast Redwoods'' on Facebook.

 

It is a short hike through the woods, across open bluffs, and past seasonal wildflowers down to the beach.  Low tide is the best time to visit.

On the high bluffs above the beach there is an open meadow with scattered stands of alders.

Visitor facilities include restrooms, parking, and a small picnic area with, tables and stoves.

Location/ Directions
19 miles north of Eureka, CA just off Highway 101. Tucked in a secluded cove near the town of Trinidad, this small sandy beach is a pleasant retreat from the traffic of the nearby highway.

For more information about this area

Visit the Trinidad Chamber of Commerce

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